EU Council to finalize refugee quota for Lithuania next week, interior minister says

The meeting of the European Union's (EU) Justice and Home Affairs Council next week should establish the number of refugees Lithuania will have to accept, Interior Minister Saulius Skvernelis says.
Saulius Skvernelis
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